University of Wisconsin-Stout


University of Wisconsin-Stout

Technology-Forward. Industry-Informed. Career-Focused.  

At UW-Stout, Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, you’ll do more than earn a degree—you’ll do on day one.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Art & Design
  • Government/Political Science
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Math
  • Management
  • Game Design
  • Animation
  • Information Technology
  • Health & Human Sciences
  • Education
  • Social Science
  • Dietetics
  • Automation
  • Fashion
  • Food Science
  • Psychology
  • Video Production
  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Distance/online learning
  • football
  • basketball
  • cross country
  • eSports
  • baseball
  • soccer
  • gymnastics
  • golf
  • track & field
  • ice hockey
  • lacrosse
  • softball
  • tennis
  • volleyball
  • cheer & stunt
  • dance team

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


A first-year student includes anyone who is currently in high school or anyone who has not taken college coursework after graduating from high school (or obtaining their GED/HSED).  Note: If you have taken college coursework concurrently during high school, you are still considered a new first-year student. How to Apply>>

First-year students can apply online via the Common Application or UW System Application.


A transfer student includes any degree-seeking student who transfers credit from another institution of higher education, other than credits earned solely during summer session or while enrolled in high school. How to Apply>>

Transfer students can apply online via the UW System Application.

Additional Information

Our renowned faculty, research opportunities, nationally recognized cooperative education program, and diverse program offerings prepare students well for fields in 6 career cluster areas: Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Science, Engineering & Math; Information Technology & Communications; and Human & Social Sciences.

Tuition covers so much more than classes—a new laptop, professional software, textbook rentals, and more—at a total cost that’s still lower than most traditional four-year universities. Plus, UW-Stout offers Minnesota tuition reciprocity, Midwest Tuition, and other waiver programs, and many types of scholarships, to keep the cost of college down. We are committed to keeping college affordable.

Located in the beautiful historic town of Menomonie, Wisconsin, just one hour from the Twin Cities, Menomonie is one of the best hometowns in the U.S.  Take a walk along beautiful Lake Menomin, in the heart of the city; attend summertime concerts and ice cream socials in one of our many parks; or take in a local sporting event, street festival, or any of the other many traditions that Menomonie is proud to offer. Want a weekend adventure? Students also enjoy easy access to the amenities of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro, just one hour from campus.

Visit us

Discover your destination to do MORE!
Schedule an on-campus or virtual visit to UW-Stout. 

Stout felt like my home away from home! The polytechnic aspect of learning, the variety of unique majors, and Hallmark movie vibe of the campus all contributed to why I chose Stout!

Megan Copeland, Student, Marketing & Business Education, Senior
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Admissions office

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School location

121 10th Avenue E., 212 Sorensen Hall
Menomonie, WI 54751, United States of America

Phone number

(715) 232-1232